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7 Common Signs and Symptoms of Teen Drug Use

7 Common Signs and Symptoms of Teen Drug Use

October 17th, 2018

Behaviors fluctuate in adolescence. However, there are key signs of drug use that should trigger ACTION! More here on 7 common signs of teen drug use and what to do about them.

Help for Ambien Withdrawal

Help for Ambien Withdrawal

October 16th, 2018

Ambien withdrawal can provoke rebound insomnia and often leads to relapse. Learn how you can get off Ambien safely. Plus, info on how medical experts use slow tapering regimens to address symptoms.

Help for Opiate Withdrawal

Help for Opiate Withdrawal

October 14th, 2018

Restlessness, anxiety, and headache are only few symptoms of opiate withdrawal. What are the others? How can you address them? A brief guide.

1 Alcohol Withdrawal and Detox

Alcohol Withdrawal and Detox

October 13th, 2018

Alcohol withdrawal can be dangerous. The best and safest option is to enroll in medical detox when you plan to go through alcohol withdrawal. Why? Details here.

Crystal Meth Withdrawal

Crystal Meth Withdrawal

October 12th, 2018

Crystal meth withdrawal can be quite an agonizing process when done alone. Find out here what awaits you when you quit crystal meth and how to deal with withdrawal safely.

Family Addiction Intervention | Why an Invitation Is Always Best

Family Addiction Intervention | Why an Invitation Is Always Best

October 11th, 2018

DO NOT ambush a loved one in an intervention. It will end with resentment. Instead, consider an explicit invitation. Here is how and why.

1 Is Marijuana Today Truly Stronger Than It Was Back When Your Parents 'Experimented'?

Is Marijuana Today Truly Stronger Than It Was Back When Your Parents 'Experimented'?

October 8th, 2018

This article aims to inform you about how marijuana has changed over the past three decades…in strength, potency, and composition.

Music Festivals | 5 Tips to Reduce Drug Harm & Stay Safe

Music Festivals | 5 Tips to Reduce Drug Harm & Stay Safe

October 7th, 2018

Tip #1 – Know The Landscape, Tip #2 - Educate Yourself, Tip #3 - Drink Water and Lots of It, Tip #4 - Know When to Relax and Refuel, Tip #5 - Bring a Friend and Stay Close. More on safe festival going fun.

A Word of Caution Before You Experiment with Those Marijuana Edibles

A Word of Caution Before You Experiment with Those Marijuana Edibles

October 5th, 2018

With cannabis legalization, edibles have hit the market. Are there any possible risks or dangers involved? We review here.

Addiction and Trauma | Research and Recovery: An INTERVIEW with Dr. Lisa M. Najavits, Ph.D.

Addiction and Trauma | Research and Recovery: An INTERVIEW with Dr. Lisa M. Najavits, Ph.D.

October 4th, 2018

We are in a “Golden Age” of addiction research. In recent history, our scientific understanding of how and why addiction occurs is growing in leaps and bounds. Lisa M. Najavits is adding to this knowledge base. In fact, she has developed a counseling prototype to help people facing traumatic events and substance abuse. We interview her in this exclusive Q&A. More here.

How to Help a Painkiller Addict

How to Help a Painkiller Addict

October 2nd, 2018

A practical guide on how to help a loved one who is dealing with painkiller addiction here.

Dilaudid Withdrawal

Dilaudid Withdrawal

October 1st, 2018

It usually takes about two weeks complete withdrawal from Dilaudid. During the detox period you’ll experience: anxiety, body cramps, and intense drug craving. More on the dynamics and the course of Dilaudid withdrawal here.

Detox From Spice

Detox From Spice

October 15th, 2018

Detox from Spice requires medical supervision, as effects can be unpredictable. More on the detox protocols here, with a section at the end for your questions.

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How to Find an Interventionist Near You

How to Find an Interventionist Near You

October 9th, 2018

Looking for an interventionist who lives or works in your area? We explore ways to identify just the right person…and how out-of-state interventionists can also be of services.

Top 10 Drugs Never to Mix with Alcohol

Top 10 Drugs Never to Mix with Alcohol

October 6th, 2018

You should never mix alcohol with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, pain medication, antidepressants and anxiety medications, mood stabilizers, attention/concentration medication, marijuana, LSD, psilocybin, and other psychedelics, crystal meth, heroin, or cocaine/crack. Here's why.

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